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Film Festival Team

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  • Yuval Adar

    Youngest member of the Utopia team. Part of the film festival team since 2013 (age 15).

    Uri Aviv

    Director of the Utopia Festival for Science Fiction and Future Story-telling. As the Promethean Consultancy, program curator, PMO, artistic consultant and producer, writer and speaker on topics of technology and society, science fiction and the future.

    Amir Bogen

    Bogen is a veteran film journalist, film program curator, academic scholar and festival director at LIFF (Lighthouse International Film Festival, NJ, USA)

    Ohad Ephrath

    Video producer and editor working as tech director for numerous Israeli film festivals.

    Shay Gabso

    Living a simple life in Tel-Aviv while dreaming and writing about other worlds. Holds great appreciation for creatives & artists.

    Eitan Gafny

    Film director and writer, a pioneer of Israeli Genre Cinema. Afraid of Cockroaches, but a nice person in general.

    Olga Gershenson

    Professor of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies and Film Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

    Yotam Ishay

    International Programming Team, Utopia 2021, Actor, Writer, Amateur Gardner, Bird Enthusiast, Sailor, Dad of a Good Doggo

    Maya Magnat

    Theater and performance artist, academic researcher, educator and social activist at the focal point of digital culture, technology, media and intimacy.

    Michael Plutno

    Documentary filmmaker and film theorist, photographer.

    Dana Schweppe

    International Programming Team, Utopia 2021. MA in literature, researching Hebrew literature in America, interested in Jewish dystopian writing and genre films.

    Oron Shamir

    A seasoned film critic (Haaretz, City Mouse, Mako) and founder of the award-winning film-blog srita.net. currently based in Brooklyn, NY.

    Neta Shenitzer

    Film maker and a writer.

    Narkis Tepler

    screenwriter, DJ, XCCV

    Pablo Utin

    Film Scholar and critic, Author of 3 books on Israeli Cinema and has a passion for teleporting which he can't currently pursue for lack of proper technology.